Centenary: British Airways Launches BA100 In-flight Channel
As British Airways turns 100 this weekend, the airline has created a dedicated channel on board to highlight the very best of inflight entertainment from over the years.
The channel, named Celebrate BA100, includes The Lost World, the very first film ever shown on an Imperial Airways flights in 1925.
Customers can enjoy best of British favourites including Billy Elliott, romantic comedies Four Weddings and a Funeral and Notting Hill and award-winning movies including Shakespeare In Love. The television selection includes iconic episodes from Blue Planet to Ab Fab, as well as Downton Abbey.
In audio, 100-minute centenary mixes have been specially created by leading DJs including Groove Armada, Paul Oakenfold and Deadmau5.
The channel will be featured on board throughout August, September and October.
Customers on British Airways' long-haul flights have free access to over 1,000 hours of films, top TV shows and audio programmes via their personal seatback screen. The content is updated regularly, with categories often added for major holidays or key calendar events.